Friendship Donations Network (FDN): Rescuing Food, Reducing Hunger. Since 1988.
FDN provides produce, breads, desserts, dairy, deli, and groceries (if available) to the programs listed below. Updated February 28, 2014.
For a complete listing of food pantries and community meals in Tompkins County, please visit: hsctc.org/food
Monday - Friday:
Loaves and Fishes. Free daily meals. All are welcome. No income guidelines. St. John’s Church, 210 N. Cayuga St., Ithaca; Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 12pm; Tuesday, Thursday at 5:30 pm.
Food is shared with Freedom Village USA and Women's Opportunity Center.
Monday, March 24:
Lansing Food Pantry. Lansing United Methodist Church, 32 Brickyard Rd, Lansing, 1:00 - 3:00pm.
Immaculate Conception Church Food Pantry. 113 N. Geneva St., Ithaca, 1:00 - 2:00pm.
Healthy Tuesdays at Groton Public Library, 112 East Cortland St., Groton., 6:00pm – Free fresh produce.
Bread of Life Food Pantry. 1 Water St., Candor, 3:00-6:00pm.
Halsey Valley Helping Hands Pantry. GAR Building, Hamilton Rd, Halsey Valley, 4-4:45 pm. No Halsey Valley Pantry on the 3rd Thursday.
Food is shared with Community Justice Center/Alternatives to Incarceration, Ithaca Youth Bureau, and Rescue Mission.
Danby Food Pantry, 3rd Thursday only: March 20. Danby residents only. Danby Federated Church, 1859 Danby Rd., Danby, 3-6 pm.
Interlaken Reformed Church Pantry. 8315 Main Street, Interlaken, 3-6pm.
Northern Light Learning Center Pantry. First Baptist Church, 309 N. Cayuga Street, Ithaca, 12pm.
Food is shared with non-profit programs: Cayuga Addiction and Recovery Services; Dryden O.U.R.S and Y.O.U.R.S.; New Roots Charter School; outreach to low-wage work sites, senior housing and rural families.
Free hot meal served at Salvation Army. 150 N. Albany St, Ithaca. Saturday 12pm; Sunday 3pm (not an FDN program).
1st Saturday: Catlin First Methodist Church Pantry. 402 Chambers Rd., Horseheads, 2-4pm.
2nd Saturday: Grace Lee Wesleyan Church Pantry. 2075 Chambers Rd., Beaver Dams, 1pm.
3rd Saturday: Pantry #1 Linderman Creek Pantry. 201 Cypress Court, Ithaca Community Room, 12-12:30pm.
3rd Saturday: Pantry #2 Sovereign Grace Baptist Church Pantry. 5 Front St, Addison, 11:45am.
4th Saturday: McLean Community Church. 50 Church St, McLean, 1:30-2:15pm.
Sundays (Alternating Weeks):
West Village Apartments Distribution. (3/9, 3/23) Chestnut St, Ithaca, Community Room, 2:00 - 3:00pm.
Overlook Apartments. (3/9, 3/23) 1263 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, Community Room, 12:00 - 12:30pm.
Reach Out For Christ Church Pantry. (3/2, 3/16, 3/30) 318 Johnson Road, Freeville, 12:00 - 2:00pm.
Distribution to housing communities in downtown Ithaca. (3/2, 3/16, 3/30).
Limit: 1 pantry per week.
Suggested Monthly Income: 1 person -$1,800; 2 people – $2,100; 3 people – up to $2,300; 4 people – to $2,600
For a complete listing of daily pantries, see:
Ithaca Journal, "Daily Events", page 2B